As a fan of everything magical, spooky, witchy, and otherworldly, this is one of my favorite times of year. Mugs of warm tea, crisp apples, long sleeves, warm sunlight giving way to chilly evenings…
There are so many layers to what’s happening in fall, from the coming darkness signaled by the Autumn Equinox, to the holidays of Sukkot and the Mid-Autumn Festival. And of course, there’s the rapid approach of Halloween.
If you’re like me, you’ve started building your October reading and watching piles starting in mid-September! But in case you’re a little behind, you might appreciate some of the following suggestions.
If you love the melancholy coziness of autumn or want just a taste of spookiness but not a whole meal, try one of these:
For seasoned veterans who aren’t faint of heart, here’s a set of excellent, thought-provoking and spine-tingling horror.
And of course, the package would not be complete without something to watch. This list has it all, from the fun and ridiculous to the truly petrifying.
And finally…if you feel like there’s something particularly romantic about fall, or that spooky and sexy really go hand in hand, try one of the following romances that range from cozy to sizzling hot!
Ten Autumn Romances
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The Bakeshop at Pumpkin and Spice by Donna Kauffman, Kate Angel, and Allyson Charles
Date From Hell by Gareth Vaughn
Halloween at the Corral by Debra St. John
Her Halloween Treat by Tiffany Reisz
Jeepers Creepers by Renee Conoulty
Ms. Behave by Cathy Yardley
October Kiss by Kristen Ethridge
October Spice by K.L. Noone
Rag and Bone by K.J. Charles
The Remaking of Corbin Wale by Roan Parrish